Vimpex Ltd News

Vimpex Unveils New Look StroBell®, The Combined Fire Alarm Bell And Visual Indicating Device

Vimpex Ltd, Europe’s foremost independent manufacturer of fire alarm ancillaries is pleased to announce the all-new, slick, and modern looking StroBell®, the combined Fire Alarm Bell and Visual Indicating Device. The all-new StroBell® has been upgraded to fall in line with the innovative ClamBell® which was released at the beginning of 2021. Installation Manufactured by Vimpex in the UK, the StroBell® is ideal for installations that require both a traditional bell tone...

Detector Testers Announces Fike Technology Day, Silverstone Registration Now Open

Following a successful introduction of the event in 2020, the Fike Technology Day is back for 2022. Detector Teters recently confirmed the attendance along with 13 other exhibitors – all of whom will be sharing their latest solutions designed to bring unique benefits to the fire industry. Event Schedule The day is free to attend and will take place at the Silverstone race circuit in Northampton. As well as the exhibition, the day will also feature several seminars and presentations led...

Vimpex Has Supplied Agrippa Wireless Acoustic Fire Door Holders For Infection Control

Vimpex has supplied Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders to hold open fire doors at the HQ of one of England's largest housing associations to provide an easy and effective method of infection control, while not impacting fire safety. Part of a COVID-secure risk assessment carried out identified the need to reduce the touching of fire door locks and door handles by staff and visitors at the organization's administrative offices. "Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been m...

Fire Industry Association’s FIM Expo Becomes A Huge Success In Belfast

With 20 exhibitors and 180 delegates, FIM Expo offered an excellent opportunity for networking and conversations with individuals from all sectors of the fire industry. This event's exhibitors were: Advanced - Emergency Lighting, Advanced, Aico, Apollo, C-Tech, Drax360, Eurotech Fire Sytems, FFE Group, Everlux, Fireco, Firepro, Global Fire Equipment, Hochiki, Honeywell Morely, Hyfire, Kentec, Nittan UK, Tio Fire Safety, Vimpex, Wagner. Meeting influential people In addition to this, it was fa...

Vimpex Installs Fire-Cryer Voice Enhanced Sounders at the Buildings in Swansea University

Vimpex Fire-Cryer Voice Enhanced Sounders have been installed on link bridges between buildings at Swansea University, to increase the protection of staff and students should there be a fire alarm, by delivering clear messages and ensure a fast, efficient evacuation. Swansea University has eight colleges spread across its two campuses which are located on the coastline of Swansea Bay. It currently has 20,375 undergraduate and postgraduate students who come from over 130 different countries. Vo...

Informa Invites People To Join In For The FIREX International Connect 2021 And In-Person Event

FIREX International Connect 2021 is a brand-new, month-long digital event running throughout June. The upcoming FIREX International in-person event will take place at ExCeL London from 12-14 July, providing the first opportunity in over two years for the fire safety industry to unite face-to-face. “Both events present unmissable opportunities for the industry to reconnect and explore the innovative approaches to fire safety that have been born out of a challenging year,” said Chris...

Vimpex Launches ClamBell Fire Alarm Bell With A Unique Hinged Design For Quick Installation

Vimpex’s new ClamBell® is an innovative, UK manufactured, fire alarm bell with a unique hinged design that swings shut after installation, which means it’s quick to install, aesthetically pleasing, and reassuringly reliable - setting it apart from other fire alarm bells on the market. ClamBell® is the first newly developed and approved bell to be launched globally in decades and the only fire alarm bell that’s made in Europe. It has been carefully designed to combine c...

Dycon Offers EN54 Fire System And The Magnetic Fire Door Retainer To The Fire Systems Markets

Dycon Power Solutions Ltd, the Welsh-based developer, and manufacturer of advanced technology power supply products and solutions for the fire, security, building management, and communications’ markets, has recently expanded its fire distribution network to offer the full Dycon range of advanced fire power supplies to the fire systems installation market. In addition to its existing distributors Enterprise Security Distribution and CQR, Dycon has now welcomed KGM Fire & Security Dist...

Vimpex’s Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System Secures Dublin Airport’s New Visual Control Tower From Water Ingress

Vimpex's Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state of the art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. Visual Control Tower (VCT) The 87-meters high tower is Ireland’s tallest occupied structure and a commanding new addition to the city’s skyline. It comprises three separate but integrated building elements, the control...

Vimpex Installs Agrippa Wireless Acoustic Fire Door Holders And Secures One Of England’s Largest Housing Associations

Vimpex has supplied Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders to hold open fire doors at the HQ of one of England’s largest housing associations to provide an easy and effective method of infection control, while not impacting on fire safety. A COVID-secure risk assessment identified the need to reduce the touching of fire door locks and door handles at the organization’s administration offices by staff and visitors. “Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance Opts For Vimpex’s Safety Helmets To Protect Their Emergency Medics And Rescue Personnel

When Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s Helicopter Emergency Medics became concerned about their current helmet due to its obsolescence and poor comfort, the charity contacted Vimpex who they were aware had successfully supplied helmet solutions to other Air Ambulance Services, including Lincolnshire and Kent. Pacific R6C Rescue Helmet Following meetings to identify product performance requirements, and a product trial by critical care paramedics and doctors, Thames Valley Air Ambulance chose...

Vimpex Introduces Fire Door Coordinator To Ensure Self-Closing Fire Doors Always Close In The Correct Sequence

Vimpex Ltd, Europe’s independent manufacturer of fire alarm ancillaries, has added a Fire Door Coordinator - which ensures that a pair of self-closing fire doors will always close in the correct sequence, enabling each door leaf to shut fully, and help to maintain the fire integrity of the doors - to its door holder product range. If double fire doors don’t close in the correct sequence they will not close in the middle and leave a gap for dangerous smoke and gases to pass through....

Vimpex Delivers It’s Smart+Guard Tough Polycarbonate Hinged Protective Covers To Protect Amazon’s Fulfillment Center Near Bristol

A huge new Amazon fulfillment center on the outskirts of Bristol has installed Vimpex Smart+Guard tough polycarbonate hinged protective  covers to protect the building’s alarm call points from accidental or malicious activation, which could trigger costly building evacuations resulting in lost production and missed logistical connections. Life and fire protection system Amazon’s new 500,000 sq. feet fulfillment center at Severn Beach is designed to ensure that more people in t...

Vimpex Smart+Guard Secures Amazon’s Fulfilment Center’s Alarm Call-Points

A huge new Amazon fulfilment center on the outskirts of Bristol has installed Vimpex Smart+Guard tough polycarbonate hinged protective covers to protect the building's alarm call-points from accidental or malicious activation, which could trigger costly building evacuations resulting in lost production and missed logistical connections. Amazon's new 500,000 sq. ft. fulfilment center at Severn Beach is designed to ensure that more people in the Bristol region receive next-day deliveries. When it...

Vimpex In-House Publication Worshipful Company Of Firefighters, Salamander Issues Talks On COVID-19 Effects

The current issue of the in-house publication of the Worshipful Company of Firefighters, Salamander, focuses on the effects of COVID-19 on the services delivered by some of its members. It includes articles from Fire and Rescue Services around the country, including London, Bedfordshire, Kent, East Sussex, Gatwick Airport and Lancashire, describing how each has adapted to the pandemic and worked with partner services. There are also articles from other Company Members who have been affected by t...

Vimpex Announces FirstLook360 Technical Rescue Imaging Device With Digital Stream Broadcast

The FirstLook360 is a purpose build technical rescue imaging device that uses state-of-the-art, custom built software, to create seamless 360 degree view that can be manipulated or shared on a mobile device. It is easy to use, reliable, rugged, has an intuitive interface and no mechanics. The FL360's digital streams broadcast in HD quality and are designed to transmit both wired and/or wirelessly to any android mobile device. Current economic conditions are driving the Fire & Rescue Service...

Vimpex Provides Yorkshire Ambulance Service With Pacific Rescue Helmets For Use By Ambulance Workers

Ambulance workers, paramedics, nurses and doctors who respond to emergency medical incidents are at the front line of emergency medical care. Ambulance workers too, must not be exposed to any greater risk from personal injury than other emergency workers. Since 2008, UK ambulance services have adopted the view that the use of professional safety helmets rather than hard-hat style products mitigate the risk of injury to workers operating in potentially dangerous environments. Whereas plastic har...

Vimpex Keeps Its Operations Running Smooth To Help Its Customers In Critical Situations

Vimpex is open for business. Vimpex remains fully dedicated to their customers, and as a key manufacturer and supplier to the evacuation, rescue and industrial industries they are able to offer support by keeping people safe in critical situations. Vimpex is a private family-owned business, so they can guarantee that the phone will always be answered, emails will be responded to and orders fulfilled as much as possible. Fire safety equipment They are a manufacturer of fire safety equipment so...

Vimpex Partners With LHD Group Offering Better Services And Protection To UK's Fire Fighting Industry

An exciting new strategic partnership between LHD Group and Vimpex is announced, bringing together one of Europe's leading PPE personal protective apparel manufacturers and one of UK's leading specialist supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Rescue Equipment to form a new powerful alliance that will deliver the highest levels of quality, service and protection to the UK's fire fighting services. Head-To-Toe protective apparel solutions Vimpex Managing Director James Jones says,...

Vimpex Limited Acquires Sigma Fire And Security With Its Brands To Expand Business

Since January 2020, pioneer manufacturer of world class fire evacuation, signalling and building infrastructure system products Vimpex Limited acquires the legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security and its brands Smart+Guard and Smart+Cage from Evac+Chair International. Vimpex Managing Director James Jones says that "This important acquisition marks a pivotal moment for Vimpex, and an exciting point in our growth as a UK manufacturer.” Alarm System Equipment "Evac+Chair Inte...

Vimpex Provides Hydrosense System To Monitor And Avoid Water Leakage

Insurance statistics reveal that the most likely cause of claims in commercial buildings, retail premises, hotels and apartment blocks is water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest and most common claim made by commercial customers with a total loss in the UK alone approaching 800 million. The financial sector is particularly vulnerable to such potential losses with Data Center outages costing an average £12,000 per minute, hourly losses on the Stock Exchang...

Vimpex's Smart+ Products Help In Enhancing Fire And Security System And Eliminating False Alarm

In fact, from early January 2019 the London Fire Brigade (LFB) became the first UK fire service to recover costs from buildings like hospitals, airports and student digs with a poor false alarm record. Amazingly, figures show that if charging had been in place in 2018 London hospitals alone would have faced a bill of £500,000 for the excessive number of times firefighters were called to a fire alarm sounding. BS 5839-1:2017 - The British Standard for fire alarm installations recommends th...

Vimpex To Showcase Its Essential Fire And Security Equipment At Intersec 2020 Dubai

Vimpex is delighted to be showcasing its ‘BIG 3’ at Intersec 2020 Dubai (Hall 4, Stand C40) — that’s 3 great products and 3 great reasons to come and talk to Vimpex, Europe’s independent manufacturer and distributor of quality evacuation, signaling and building infrastructure system products for installers, distributors and OEM manufacturers. Essential Fire And Security Equipment Identifire: The state-of-the-art Identifire range of 50+ evacuation and alarm sound...

Vimpex Discusses The Role Of Extrication Tools' Role In Rescue Operations As A Supplier Of Ogura And Paratech

Extrication is an extremely complex discipline which requires a high level of skill, knowledge and understanding in order to ensure a safe and successful outcome. In the past 25 years, the demands on the rescuer and the expectations placed upon them has changed beyond all recognition. While basic extrication techniques haven’t massively changed, rescuers have had to refine their skills to face up to the newer, more challenging situations as the materials and technologies used in vehicles...

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